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IHS CERAWeek: Shale gas gives US competitive advantages

Mar 5, 2014

The US holds ample reserves of natural gas to help supply rising world gas demand, particularly for gas-fired electric power generation in Asia, speakers told the IHS CERAWeek energy conference during the Mar. 5 opening gas keynote speech and the global gas plenary.

US urged to export more LNG in response to Russia-Ukraine crisis

Mar 5, 2014

An American Petroleum Institute official and two Republican US senators separately called for accelerated US LNG exports in response to the Russian-Ukrainian confrontation over control of the Crimean Peninsula.

KNPC lets contract for Kuwait LNG terminal project

Mar 4, 2014

Kuwait National Petroleum Co. (KNPC) has let a prefrontend engineering design and frontend engineering design contract for an LNG import and regasification terminal in Kuwait to unit of Foster Wheeler AG’s global engineering and construction group.

Prospect of sanctions' end highlights woes of Iranian oil and gas industry

Mar 3, 2014

Bijan Namdar Zanganeh, after being endorsed by the Iranian parliament as the new oil minister, said, "The revival of Iran's lost share in the oil market is my top priority."

Two-phase expanders manage feed-gas changes

Mar 3, 2014

Modification in 2003-04 of Polish Oil & Gas Co.'s (PGNiG) nitrogen rejection unit (NRU) at its natural gas and helium plant in Odolanow addressed a feed-gas composition that differed from the one for which the plant was originally designed in the 1970s.

API continuing to address rail safety concerns, Gerard says

Mar 3, 2014

The US oil and gas industry continues to work with the federal government and railway industry to improve transportation of crude oil by rail, American Petroleum Institute Pres. Jack N. Gerard said.

Gas to play key role in curbing China's pollution, official says

Mar 3, 2014

China plans to develop more domestic natural gas supplies, including some from unconventional sources, and increase its gas imports to reduce its reliance on coal and address its air pollution problems, the energy division leader in the country's Institute of World Economics and Policy said.

Woodside signs LNG supply deal with Korea Gas

Feb 28, 2014

Woodside Petroleum Ltd. has signed a sales and purchase agreement with Korea Gas Corp. for a maximum supply of 2.2 million tonnes of LNG during 3 years from its 4.3 million tonne/year Pluto LNG plant on the Burrup Peninsula near Karratha in Western Australia.

Senators ask Kerry to study Keystone XL health impacts

Feb 26, 2014

US Senate Energy and Public Works Committee Chair Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and committee member Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) jointly asked US Sec. of State John F. Kerry to fully examine potential health impacts before making a decision on the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline.

DOT emergency order covers Bakken crude transportation by rail

Feb 26, 2014

The US Department of Transportation issued an emergency order requiring shippers to test Bakken crude oil to ensure it is properly classified before being transported by rail. The Feb. 25 order also prohibits transportation of crude in the lowest-strength packing group.

Crude exports would reduce US gasoline prices, RFF paper suggests

Feb 24, 2014

US crude oil exports would lead to more efficient use of the country's refineries, resulting in more gasoline and lower prices, a Resources for the Future issue brief concluded.

TransCanada sees no Keystone XL delay from Nebraska court’s ruling

Feb 24, 2014

TransCanada Corp. does not expect a Nebraska court’s decision to affect the US Department of State’s consideration of the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline project’s cross-border permit application, the Calgary company said.

Excelerate files FERC application for Lavaca Bay LNG project

Feb 24, 2014

Excelerate Energy, The Woodlands, Tex., has filed a formal application with the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission requesting authorization to construct, own, and operate a floating LNG (FLNG) export facility to be built south of Point Comfort, Tex.

Medallion to build Wolfcamp Connector crude pipeline

Feb 21, 2014

Medallion Pipeline Co. LLC, a subsidiary of Medallion Midstream LLC, reported the successful closing of the binding open season for its proposed crude oil pipeline, the Wolfcamp Connector, as well as its southward extension, the Reagan Gathering Extension, and will build both systems.

Cabot secures Transco natural gas pipeline space, sales to WGL

Feb 21, 2014

Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. executed a 500-MMcfd gas sale and purchase agreement with a subsidiary of WGL Holdings and a binding precedent agreement with Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co. LLC (Transco) for a new pipeline with committed takeaway capacity from Cabot's acreage in Susquehanna County, Pa.

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